Ozan Atalan


Default Settings III

Los Angeles

This video installation juxtaposing natural and cultural habitats prompts the viewer to navigate between nature and objects that produce various forms of stimuli simulating real life pleasures based on five senses. The tank filled with beer also includes a submerged purple wig, pink dildo, perfume bottle, blue musical record, and artificial sweetener to illustrate the five senses.  As nature is explored as an intangible image and the inherently intangible world of fantasy is explored through its embodiment of human artifice, the work exists in a transitional space between actual experience and a simulated version of it.